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SDR Ventures Named Finalist for 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

DENVER – September 2014 – SDR Ventures is pleased to report its recent selection as a finalist for the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. SDR Ventures was selected to the Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year category for the acquisition of […]

Private Equity and the Pet Industry

SDR’s Carol Frank was recently quoted in a Pet Business article “Capital Catalysts” that focuses on private equity’s interest in the pet industry and how it is changing the industry’s landscape.

Over the past several years there has been an increased interest […]

Q1 2014 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q1 2014

M&A activity for the Pet industry has remained steady from Q4 2013 with another 7 transactions announced this quarter. Strategic acquisitions are still top dog when it comes to M&A activity. However, private equity is really […]

Q4 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q4 2013

M&A activity for the Pet industry has remained steady in Q4 2013, with 7 transactions announced. Once again strategic acquisitions continue to dominate deal activity. This follows the pattern of the overall market, which saw more […]

Q3 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q3 2013

Pet Industry M&A activity has slowed down slightly in Q3 2013, with 7 transactions announced compared to 10 in the second quarter. Strategic acquisitions continue to dominate deal activity within the industry, with a particular focus […]

Q2 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q2 2013

Pet Industry M&A activity has increased in Q2 2013, with 11 transactions closing compared to 5 in the first quarter. Deals varied in size and segment and included pet food manufacturing, veterinary products and services, animal […]

Q1 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q1 2013

M&A Pet Transactions this past quarter have begun to slow, with only 5 announced transactions. Most deals were strategic acquisitions, in which large companies increase their distribution and offerings by purchasing well-known smaller brands within the […]

Q4 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q4 2012

M&A Pet Transactions remained steady in the fourth quarter of 2012, with 7 announced transactions. Once again strategic acquisitions accounted for the majority of the transactions (85%); reinforcing the notion that now might be the time […]